ARTICLE: 4 Reasons to Go Outside (if you care about your health)

CrossFit:

In 3 mins do: Run, 400 m then in the remaining time, AMRAP of: 1 Squat Clean, 225/155 lbs

At 0:00
In 3 mins do: Run, 400 m then in the remaining time, AMRAP of: 1 Squat Clean, 225/155 lbs
At 5:00
In 3 mins do: Run, 400 m then in the remaining time, AMRAP of: 1 Overhead Squat, 195/140 lbs
At 10:00
In 3 mins do: Run, 400 m then in the remaining time, AMRAP of: 1 Power Snatch, 165/110 lbs

Competition: 185/135# 155/105# 135/95#
Performance: 300m Run 115-135/75-95# 75-95/55-65# 65-75/45-55#
Fitness: 300m Run 65-95/45-65# 35-75/45-55# 25-45/15-35#

Article:

When was the last time you went outside? No, not just to walk to the mailbox… really went outside, on purpose, for the pure enjoyment of it?

Many people probably couldn’t answer that question with any recent date. In this day and age, many of us think of the “great outdoors” as something that’s nice to think about or view from afar, but to actually participate in getting outside? Some people think about spending time in the great outdoors as a special occasion, not a part of our regularly scheduled programming.

It’s a mistake to view nature as an occasional vacation destination. By neglecting natural environments as an integrated part of our habitat, we are not only missing the resulting health benefits, but may actually be experiencing some negative downstream health effects.

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